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Faculty

Travis Sharp, PhD (He/Him)

Lecturer

  • English
  • College of Arts & Sciences

Biography

Travis Sharp is a poet, book artist, and editor. He is the author of the poetry collections Monoculture (Unicorn Press 2024) and Yes, I am a corpse flower (Knife Fork Book 2021) and the poetry and essay chapbooks Behind the Poet Reading Their Poem Is a Sign Saying Applause (Knife Fork Book 2022) and Sinister Queer Agenda (above/ground press 2018). He is co-editor of a collection of essays about the 2016 US Presidential election, Radio: 11.8.16 (Essay Press 2017). He has published a number of artist's books, including one plus one is two ones (Recreational Resources 2018), FEARHEAR GESTHARE URESHARM HEREHIRE (aether inK 2015), and The Cargo Pants Pocket Anthology of Peer Reviewed Articles (Letter [r] Press 2015). His critical work focuses on textual materiality and the politics of textual and literary composition and has appeared in Criticism and Discourse and Writing (R├ędactologie). Outside of academia, he works in non-profit publishing as the executive editor and publisher at the small press Essay Press.

Education & Expertise

Education

English

PhD
University at Buffalo, SUNY
2021

Creative Writing and Poetics

MFA
University of Washington, Bothell
2015

English

BA
Athens State University
2013

Academics

Academics

Technical Writing, Pre-Professional (ENGL 009)

Writing, Literacy, and Discourse (ENGW 104)

Reflective Writing Portfolio (ENGW 105)